Complete Definition of "commute"

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English
Etymology
From L. commutare.

Pronunciation
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Verb

en-verb|commut|ing

  1. intransitive To travel from one's home (usually in the suburbs of a city) to one's workplace (usually in the city itself, or in another city) to go to work, or vice versa.
  2. context|intransitive|mathematics To engage in a commutative operation.
  3. context|transitive|finance To pay out the lump-sum present value of an annuity.
  4. context|transitive|law|criminology To reduce the sentence previously given for a criminal offense.

Derived terms
commuter
commuting

Translations
trans-top|to regularly travel
Danish: pendle
Dutch: pendelen
Finnish: matkustaa
German: pendeln
trans-mid
Swedish: pendla
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trans-top|engage in a commutative operation
Hungarian: kommutál, felcserélhetŠadjective
trans-mid
Swedish: kommutera
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